Kodak moment

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Kodak moment

A particularly poignant, memorable, or emotionally touching moment or event, i.e., one that would be well-suited to be captured in a photograph. Taken from an advertising slogan for Eastman Kodak photographic film and cameras. Sometimes used ironically or satirically. I love the airport, it's always full of Kodak moments as people eagerly greet family and friends coming off the planes.
See also: Kodak, moment
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Do you recall 'the Kodak moment' campaign, when taking a photograph could only be done using Kodak equipment?
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